February Is National GO Red month as we raise awareness of the risk of heart disease in women. I visited my caregiver to have my blood pressure checked. When was the last time you had your blood pressure checked?
Here’s something that may warm you up during this extreme cold weather, relaxing in a ‘sauna’ may be good for your heart. A study out of Finland found that men who use a sauna on a regular basis are less likely to die from heart disease.
A self-employed uninsured father of seven was working on a neighbor’s deck when the nail gun he was using kicked back and nailed him in the chest. A three and a half inch nail went through his sternum and into his heart, and he lived!